Can the Family Support Act Put Some Life Back into Deadbeat Dads?: An Analysis of Child-Support Guidelines, Award Rates, and Levels

Federal legislation mandates the use of child-support guidelines to improve adequacy and horizontal equity of child-support awards. Using state guideline formulas, and a sample of women drawn from the NLSY we compare the effects of guidelines on children born out of wedlock versus children whose par...

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Volume: 36
Main Author: Laura M. Argys
H. Elizabeth Peters
Donald M. Waldman
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: MADISON University of Wisconsin Press 01.04.2001
published in: The Journal of human resources Vol. 36; no. 2; pp. 226 - 252
Data of publication: 20010401
ISSN: 0022-166X
EISSN: 1548-8004
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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